Definition: Generalized edit and imputation system
UN - Data editing terminology
Generalized Edit and Imputation System (GEIS) is a processing system that was developed at Statistics Canada to meet the requirements of the Canadian economic surveys. Its main features are:
1. an error localization function which uses a minimum change approach, and
2. an imputation function which performs deterministic imputation, donor imputation, and imputation by estimators.
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), The Knowledge Base on Statistical Data Editing, Online glossary developed by the UNECE Data Editing Group, 2000